Division of Throsby

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Throsby
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Throsby 2010.png
Division of Throsby (green) in New South Wales
Created1984
Abolished2016
NamesakeCharles Throsby
Electors98,415 (2013)[1]
Area1,422 km2 (549.0 sq mi)
DemographicProvincial

The Division of Throsby was an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales. It was named after Charles Throsby (1777-1828), a pioneer and explorer in the areas south of Sydney.[2]

Throsby included Albion Park, Berkeley, Berrima, Blackbutt, Bowral, Cringila, Dapto, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Horsley, Kembla Grange, Lake Illawarra, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Oak Flats, Port Kembla, Robertson, Warrawong, Welby, Willow Vale, and parts of Warilla.[2]

Members[change | change source]

Image Member Party Term Notes
  No image.svg Colin Hollis Labor 1984–2001 Retired
  Jenniegeorge.jpg Jennie George Labor 2001–2010 Retired
  No image.svg Stephen Jones Labor 2010–2016 Transferred to the Division of Whitlam after Throsby was abolished in 2016

Jennie George was the first woman to be the President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) 1996-2000.

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "NSW Division - Throsby, NSW". Virtual Tally Room, Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Throsby (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2014.

other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 34°32′02″S 150°33′07″E / 34.534°S 150.552°E / -34.534; 150.552